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Local election results

In Oxfordshire, results are pretty predictable.

In Witney, David Cameron secured an easy victory with 35,201 votes (60%) followed by Duncan Enright (Labour) with 10,046 votes (17%).  388 more words


Vote For Libraries

Well, it’s here. After five years of austerity, attacks on public services, widening inequality, and of course the continuing decline of public libraries, the election is with us. 400 more words

Library Closures

BIS and Accelerator Network challenge universities to find cybersecurity solutions

A cybersecurity hackathon that will bring together 50 of the most promising student specialists in the UK to pit their wits against some of the world’s more pressing security challenges has been announced by the Accelerator Network and the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). 345 more words


Washing one's linen in public

There are three things which are absolutely certain about the forthcoming general election:

1. I ‘m one hundred percent definitely going to vote

2. I won’t be divulging how on these pages… 442 more words

Ed Vaizey; Minister for Culture, Twickenham, March 2015

Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, in the Octagon Room of Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, with a model for the gallery’s transformation on March 19, 2015.


Surrey becomes Britain's best connected county

Surrey has become the best connected county in Britain following the completion of the main part of a high-speed broadband project.

The county council and BT have announced that fibre broadband coverage has been extended to more than 82,000 businesses and homes not included in commercial roll outs. 262 more words

Surrey County Council

Labour and libraries: the shape of things to come

It’s official, the Shadow Culture Minister has confirmed that not only does he prefer a non-interventionist approach, that Labour will not legislate to protect public libraries, but volunteer libraries are also acceptable. 332 more words

Public Libraries